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We share your heartbreak and desire to do something in support of our friends and neighbors affected by the devastating Valley Fires. If you would like to make a gift through your donor advised fund at the Community Foundation, please contact your philanthropic advisor to learn...

Be one of the first to enjoy the beautiful new book about Oliver Ranch (supporting organization of the Community Foundation.) The book, Oliver Ranch, by acclaimed art author and curator Joan Simon, chronicles the 30 years of Steve and Nancy Oliver’s development of place-based outdoor...

Community Foundation Sonoma County has expanded our efforts to better serve you. We are pleased to announce our new home at 120 Stony Point Road, Suite 220, Santa Rosa, CA 95401. If you haven’t stopped by for a visit, please give us a call to...

Community Foundation Sonoma County has expanded our efforts to better serve you. We are pleased to announce our new home, effective August 1st, 2015: 120 Stony Point Road, Suite 220, Santa Rosa, CA 95401.  ...

A little more than a year ago, Community Foundation Sonoma County engaged the Center for Effective Philanthropy to conduct a confidential survey of our grantees, called the Grantee Perception Report. It was enormously helpful for us to receive your feedback, and we were energized by what...

We are very pleased to share that Eleanor Grogan has been promoted to Program Officer.  After being with our team for just one year, Elly’s contributions to the Programs Department have been invaluable.   Her careful attention to detail, deep strategic thinking and passionate commitment to...

Our affiliate partners enable residents in their geographical areas to realize philanthropic potential within the local community. Each affiliate has its own local board members, donors, and grantmaking program. Affiliates benefit from Community Foundation’s resources, including a comprehensive investment program, professional services, grantmaking expertise, legal...

We were once again inspired, challenged, and invigorated by the excellent speakers at this year’s ieSonoma, which featured events over two days. On Sunday evening, Community Foundation invited our donors to join us to hear Dan Pallotta speak about the importance of judging an organization’s...

Giving USA reports the fastest recession recovery in the past 40 years; charitable giving rose 5.4% last year to set a new record. An article by the Chronicle of Philanthropy about the study is provides an overview and brief analysis or download a n executive...

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